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www.birzeit.edu
west bank / miscellaneous / human interest Monday February 08, 2016 07:51   image 1 image
Based on the volume of scientific material posted on the internet; the excellence of its content and the number of external links referencing the material, Birzeit University has climbed up the Webometrics Ranking and is now ranked 1st in Palestine and 31st in the Arab world, as of January 2016. read full story / add a comment
Photo by: Frits Meyst
palestine / miscellaneous / human interest Saturday February 06, 2016 12:49   image 1 image
Retrace the footsteps of Abraham from the desert of Reshayda to Bani Naim to Hebron. As tradition says Abraham witnessed the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah from the mountainous region of Bani Naim - approximately 1,000 m above sea level. According to historians, this is the place where Abrahamís nephew, Lot, is buried. read full story / add a comment
Photo Courtesy, Frits Meyst
palestine / miscellaneous / human interest Thursday January 14, 2016 14:23   image 2 images
Women in rural communities along the Masar Ė the long distance walking path in Palestine, have been empowered by their new roles of catering and welcoming walkers into their homes, showing authentic Palestinian hospitality and offering homemade traditional meals. read full story / add a comment
Summer Celebration Participants dancing Dabka
palestine / miscellaneous / news report Tuesday December 29, 2015 14:45   image 1 image
Young or old, the Palestinian Summer Celebration is your chance to experience Palestine by living in the Bethlehem area for either one or two unforgettable months! read full story / add a comment
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international / miscellaneous / news report Tuesday December 29, 2015 09:47   image 1 image
Two Israeli windsurfers and their coach have been refused visas to compete at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / miscellaneous / news report Thursday December 24, 2015 13:06   image 2 images
The Siraj Center makes up the Alternative Travel Department of The Palestinian Centre for Rapprochement between People (PCR). The Siraj Center is a nonprofit tour operator, and is licensed by the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. read full story / add a comment
Photo Courtesy, Frits Meyst
palestine / miscellaneous / human interest Wednesday December 16, 2015 17:39   image 2 images
The name of the town of Bani Naim originates from an Arab tribe that had settled in the area centuries ago. The town is located approximately 8 km southeast of Hebron, the largest city in the West Bank. Bani Naim is a mountainous area Ė approximately 1,000 m above sea level. As tradition says Abraham witnessed the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah from this mountainous region. According to historians, Bani Naim is where Abrahamís nephew, Lot, is buried. read full story / add a comment
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international / miscellaneous / news report Wednesday December 09, 2015 06:59   image 1 image
A wanted Jewish Israeli organ trafficker has been arrested at Istanbul's Ataturk airport in Turkey, a Turkish news agency reported, according to Days of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / miscellaneous / human interest Tuesday December 08, 2015 12:04   image 4 images
Have you ever visited the Bedouin Community in the Reshayda? It is a place in the middle of the Jerusalem wilderness , south of Bethlehem, where the Bedouins welcome visitors, offering them a hot cup of herbal tea, a traditional Palestinian meal or a place to overnight. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / miscellaneous / human interest Friday December 04, 2015 00:27   image 1 image
Palestinian doctor Mohammed Shuraab, from Gaza, has won the gold medal for best scientific research in Japan, for 2015, in the field of medicine. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / miscellaneous / news report Friday November 20, 2015 09:29   image 1 image
The Israeli Authorities agreed, on Thursday, to release the 3G frequencies and equipment that Tel Aviv has been holding for many years, thus allowing the Palestinian telecommunication companies to provide residents with 3G services. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / miscellaneous / human interest Friday November 20, 2015 05:52   image 1 image
Palestinian developers have managed to create two new digital applications to be used on smart phones, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, in order to alert the public about the conditions at the numerous Israeli military roadblocks scattered along the occupied territories. read full story / add a comment
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west bank / miscellaneous / news report Saturday November 14, 2015 21:37   image 1 image
After several media agencies dubbed the incident as a deliberate attack by a Palestinian driver, near Ramallah, the Israeli military said what happened in Jerusalem, leading to the death of the Palestinian driver, and the injury of four Israelis, is a traffic accident. read full story / add a comment
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west bank / miscellaneous / news report Saturday November 07, 2015 17:33   image 1 image
Israeli police forces, Saturday, prevented civil defense crews from accessing the scene of a car accident to offer help to the injured Palestinian driver, who was driving along Anata-al-Izariyeh road when his truck flipped over. Earlier Saturday, Israeli forces assaulted two Palestinians involved in a self-inflicted car accident along Ramallah-Nablus Road, and did not provide them with humanitarian assistance. read full story / add a comment
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